The Deputy Chairman of the Penza Duma, accused of bribery, lost his post

© Fotolia / EMPACK money. Archival photoThe Deputy Chairman of the Penza Duma, accused of bribery, lost his post© Fotolia / SemA

Deputies of the Penza city Duma meeting on Friday took Georgy Tyurin, arrested on charge of attempt at receiving a bribe from businessman in the amount of 25 million rubles, Deputy Chairman of the city Parliament, told RIA Novosti press-service Gordumy.

Tyurin second consecutive term is a Deputy of the Penza city Duma. From February 2016, he was Deputy Chairman of the Duma on a freelance basis, but in June of the same year took this position on a regular basis. The result was announced on may 4 on excitation of criminal case against Tyurin, he was detained and arrested. After the criminal case, the party «United Russia» has suspended the membership of Turina before the court decision.

«Unanimously voted for termination of powers of the Deputy Chairman of the Penza city Duma, since for obvious reasons he cannot perform his official duties», — said the Agency interlocutor.

She said that Turin is still a Deputy of the city Duma. «A Deputy will remain until either the application can not write, or the court sentence enters into legal force,» — said the press service.

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